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If you think oil had a rough 2014, consider bitcoin. The digital currency has plunged 54 percent since the beginning of the year.
Hedge funds that rely on computer programs to trade are producing some of the highest returns in the industry after a particularly profitable November.
U.S. investors are zeroing in on ETFs that track master limited partnerships as a way to bet on a long-term North American energy boom even as oil prices slide.
DoubleLine Capital, which is overseen by closely watched investor Jeffrey Gundlach, said on Tuesday that it would launch the DoubleLine Long Duration Total Return Bond Fund to investors.
A fast-growing segment of U.S. retirement plans is using hedge-fund type strategies to bet a small but increasing slice of their assets.
On average, hedge funds significantly trail the broader stock market year to date.
The litigation arose from RCS's cancellation of an agreement to acquire Cole Capital.
New York Life Insurance Co. agreed to buy asset manager IndexIQ, pushing into ETFs and adding offerings for retail investors who want to copy hedge-fund approaches.
These funds added $50 billion in the first half of the year.
Blackstone's No. 2 executive, Tony James, is considering taking a role outside the world's largest alternative asset manager.